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Toy companies figure out that girls want to build things

AGC SmartBrief - December 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Major toy manufacturers are investing in construction toys that appeal to girls.  -More
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SmartStat

AGC SmartBrief - December 16, 2014 - 10:00am
The Census Bureau released projections of population by age group -- which have major implications for numerous types of cons -More
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OSHA tightens injury reporting, recordkeeping for 2015

AGC SmartBrief - December 16, 2014 - 10:00am
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's updated regulations for 2015 will require many companies with 10 or more  -More
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Look forward to tax season: Qualify for a tax deduction of up to $25K with purchase of GM vehicles

AGC SmartBrief - December 16, 2014 - 10:00am
With the 2014 tax incentives, you could be eligible for up to a total of $25,000 in tax deductions when you purchase qualifyi -More
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Get social: Follow AGC today and join the conversation

AGC SmartBrief - December 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Follow AGC on Facebook and Twitter and be the first to know about important news related to construction and AGC.  -More
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Never mistake motion for action.

AGC SmartBrief - December 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Ernest Hemingway, American author -More
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Feds approve $1.5B Illiana Expressway

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
The Federal Highway Administration has approved construction of the $1.5 billion Illiana Expressway between Illinois and Indi -More

Shorewest Surety Services reaches Champions Tour
The Merchants Bonding Company™ Leaderboard Program salutes Shorewest Surety Services Inc. of Franksville, WI, for attaining the Champions Tour of surety professionals. Merchants salutes the best of the best each year. Congratulations to Tom Chambers, Todd Schaap & Dan Gibson for their partnership for growth in 2013.

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Team selected to build section of Calif. high-speed rail

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
A team led by Dragados USA, a subsidiary of the Spanish company, that includes Flatiron Construction and Shimmick Constructio -More
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Photos: $191M building will become high-tech hub in N.Y.

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
A 360,000-square-foot building being constructed at the Polytechnic Institute, part of the State University of New York Syste -More
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$100M retail development planned in N.Y.

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
A $100 million retail development is planned in the town of Newburgh, N.Y.  -More

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Fitch: Construction spending expected to increase

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
Private construction is expected to increase 7% in 2015, according to a Fitch Ratings report, however public construction spe -More
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High-tech functions to be implemented into 55% of buildings

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
Sustainable and high-tech functions are expected to be incorporated into 55% of new construction by next year, according to a -More
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Boston app helps track permits

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
Qlarion, a technology firm, is working with the city of Boston to develop an application that tracks building permit applicat -More
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Federal spending bill includes multiemployer-pension policies

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
Union construction workers could benefit from rule changes related to multiemployer-pension plans in the recently passed $1.1 -More
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AGC webinar: Federal Stormwater Program Update || Today -- 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
Stormwater fines of $100,000 are not a myth; just weeks ago, a company settled alleged stormwater violations at a constructio -More
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Hiring Our Heroes webinar recording now available to AGC members

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
The AGC Hiring Our Heroes: Best Practices Construction Employers webinar that took place earlier this month is now available  -More
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Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

AGC SmartBrief - December 15, 2014 - 9:53am
Hermann Hesse, German-Swiss writer and poet -More
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Foundation mat to be placed at $1.2B multi-use tower

AGC SmartBrief - December 12, 2014 - 9:55am
Comcast Corp.  -More

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$250M mixed-use project planned next to arena

AGC SmartBrief - December 12, 2014 - 9:55am
The National Basketball Association's Sacramento Kings is getting a new $477 million arena.  -More
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38-story tower being planned in Baltimore

AGC SmartBrief - December 12, 2014 - 9:55am
A parking lot in Baltimore's Inner Harbor area could soon be home to a 38-story tower -- which would be one of the city's tal -More
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